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Martyn Rady - The Emperor Charles V (Seminar Studies In History) - 9780582354753 - KKD0001337
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The Emperor Charles V (Seminar Studies In History)

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Description for The Emperor Charles V (Seminar Studies In History) Paperback. A study of the reign of Charles V constructed around a biographical framework and looking at his role in the German Reformation, the establishment of the state of the Netherlands, the formation of the Spanish overseas empire and the Habsburg-Valois rivalry in Italy. Series: Seminar Studies in History. Num Pages: 144 pages, 1, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1D; 3JB; 3JD; 3JF; 4KL; HBJD; HBLH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 215 x 138 x 9. Weight in Grams: 404. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear.

Charles V was elected Holy Roman Emperor and, until his death in 1558, he was to play a central role on the European political stage. The book is a clear introduction to the often confusing train of events in the first half of the sixteenth century. It looks at Charles's response to the Protestant Reformation in Germany; his efforts to retain the Netherlands under Habsburg control; his struggle with France for domination over Italy; and his attempts to check the expansion of Ottoman power in the Mediterranean.

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